Canadian NGO Careers – M&E Coordinator at Raising the Village International (RTV)

Job Title:    M&E Coordinator
Organization: Raising the Village International (RTV)
Funding Source: Greater Impact Foundation USA
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Regional Program Manager (RPM)
About US:
The Village  International (RTV) is a
Canadian non-profit organization focused on ending extreme poverty by
eliminating immediate barriers of scarcity, nurturing income-generation
activities and building local capacity, while moving communities toward
economic self-sufficiency.
Job Summary: The M&E Coordinator provides overall guidance
to staff and partners on M&E and responsible for Uganda Programs Design,
and Monitoring and Evaluation programming. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator
will have the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Build the capacity of project staff and
    partners on RTV Design, Monitoring and Evaluation, and development
    programming approaches.
  • Responsible for the collection of primary and
    secondary data, and carry out analysis to inform assessment for potential
    interventions in the target communities; special studies, operation research
    studies required to improve RTV Uganda programs.
  • Lead program and project staff, partners and
    target communities/beneficiaries in participatory program design
    approaches; coordinate implementation of baselines, income household
    surveys and evaluations according to RTV DME framework and methodology
  • Develop and administer performance monitoring
    tools to track program indicators; in line with the program implementation
    and M&E plans.
  • Establish and maintain program/indicator
    M&E databases; as well as the program level M&E indicator database
    aligned to the RTV Strategy results framework.
  • Conduct routine data quality assessment on
    program/project monitoring data collected including that collected by
    staff and partners before it is used for reporting.
  • Compile program data reports to inform
    evidence based decision making; and for use in preparation of program
    quarterly reports, semi/annual management reports; and for dissemination
    to Kampala office, project team staff, donors, district, and other
    partners as necessary.
  • Document best practices, lesson learned and
    success stories about RTV Uganda programs and project interventions in the
  • Manage the review, learning and reflection
    meetings in the regions on program/projects implementation, and
  • Offer support in the design of new project
    areas currently in Eastern Region
  • Actively participate in Grant Research and
    Applications with focus on the following at the Uganda office
  • Research to identify grants that RTV is
    eligible for;
    • Prepare grant applications in line
      with the criteria of each grant-making organization
    • Work in liaison with the Programs
      Director on reporting for any grants secured
    • Create and maintain database of
      possible grant opportunities
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Raising The
    Village International (RTV) M&E Coordinator should hold a B.A in
    statistics, social sciences, development studies. Possession of a Post
    graduate degree in Monitoring & evaluation and project planning an
    added advantage
  • A minimum of three to five years’ experience
    in monitoring and evaluation of development programs, and a demonstrated
    long-term passion for community development.
  • Strong work experience. Examples include a
    demanding professional work experience, or successful community development
    experience (e.g. starting a field program in a developing country, leading
    training, having a project get started in rural areas, solid project
    management & accomplishments).
  • Leadership experience at work, or outside of
  • Proven ability to adapt to new situations,
    analyze interventions and come up with results.
  • Language: English, and at an added advantage
    Lufumbira and/or Luganda.
Functional Competencies:
  • Organises and accurately completes multiple
    tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special
    assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources and multiple
    reporting relationships
  • Plans, coordinates and organizes workload
    while remaining aware of changing Priorities and competing deadlines
  • Establishes, builds and maintains effective
    working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision
    of support
  • Knowledge Management and Learning
  • In-depth knowledge on MIS, M&E and
    development issues
  • Excellent knowledge of monitoring and the
    application of methodology: Good understanding of capacity assessment
    methodologies; excellent ability to identify significant capacity building
  • Excellent communication skills (written and
    oral): Sensitivity to and responsiveness to all partners
  • Respectful and helpful relations with project
    field staff and Programs Director.
  • Ability to lead implementation of new
    systems, and affect staff behavioural/ attitudinal change
  • Strong training and facilitation skills.
  • Significant experience in the design and
    implementation of M&E/MIS in development projects implemented by NGOs/
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies
    for data collection, analysis and production of reports;
  • Focuses on result for the client
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and
    a positive, constructive attitude
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written
    communication skills
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored
    even under pressure
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability
    to manage complexities
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and
    differing points of view
  • Solicits feedback from staff about the impact
    of his/her own behavior
Corporate Culture:
  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the RTV’s
    values and ethical standards
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic
    goals of RTV
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race,
    nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an application and
updated resume to
NB: Please do not attach certificates.
Deadline: 30th March, 2016
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